ARC welcomes new member The Hermitage Harriers (Edinburgh). We now have 299 members comprising 32,174 individuals.

ARC is the fully democratic and accountable governing body
for running clubs, providing what they need at lower cost
and without unnecessary regulation or paper heavy systems  



ARC is making available a selection of items featuring the “Freedom to Run” logo which we hope may prove attractive to your members. Please help us to promote your Association and its benefits by drawing their attention to our web shop which can be accessed at:-
ARC Merchandise
ARC does not accept responsibility for failure of any supplier
to deliver any contract for the supply goods or services

ARC Rankings - Top performances in ARC races -
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Coronavirus outbreak - Please see the following links:-

Guidance on social distancing for everyone in the UK


The Association of Running Clubs

·         Annual affiliation fees We keep annual affiliation fees as low as possible.

·          Insurance we will provide a comprehensive civil liability policy with improved cover for the coming year.

·         Race permits we will issue race permits upon receipt of satisfactory applications

·         Race Fees for 2020/2021 Affiliated Clubs pay just £25 for each permit issued with nothing further to pay after the race. Associate Member fees are in the Fee Schedule displayed under Races/Permits.

·         Minimum bureaucracy we don’t require the personal details of your club members

·         No unnecessary controls we will provide liability insurance for your run leaders, coaches and officials who are qualified by experience"

·         Advice and guidance –  on matters relevant to your activities  

·         Full democratic control  Directors will be elected by the member clubs

More information

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